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 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 19, 2014 

Electric City to spend more on tourism

More of money collected to boost tourism and related jobs will be allowed to to do so following a move by councils in Electric City and Coulee Dam last week. Electric City annually has put half its hotel/motel tax revenue into a reserve fund. The cou...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    November 19, 2014 

Coulee Dam open to new tourism spending approach

Faced with various groups annually vying for tourism tax dollars, most Coulee Dam Town Council members verbally endorsed an approach suggested by Mayor Greg Wilder last week: outsource it — with provisos. Wilder advocated an approach similar to wha...

 
 News    November 19, 2014 

Newsbriefs

Construction site employment numbers revised Lydig Construction Assistant Superintendent Bohman Swanson at the Colville Tribal headquarters job site, provided better statistics on workers after a story in last week’s Star highlighted the jobs the...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 19, 2014 

City will shop for police protection

Electric City is looking for law enforcment support other than from Grand Coulee, the city with which it has contracted for decades to police its streets. The city council committee on law enforcement was instructed by council last Tuesday night to...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    November 19, 2014 

Broader approach would benefit area, grow jobs

As local towns decide on how much money they’ll spend next year, the season always brings out what for councils is a bothersome and needlessly complicated question: How much money should we spend to promote tourism, and how should we spend it? Thre...

 
 Opinion    November 19, 2014 

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago On Monday, Nov. 15, the Colville Tribes' fish and wildlife dept. released 712 rainbow trout, weighing an average of 5.35 pounds, in to Lake Rufus Woods at Ed Scahllenberger's net pen site...

 
 Community    November 19, 2014 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meeting The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, Nov. 20, at noon at La Presa in Grand Coulee. A representative from Columbia Hearing will be the featured program. Grant County Fire Dist. #14 to Meet Grant...

 
 Community    November 19, 2014 

Annual Thanksgiving dinners to be held at the Senior Center

The Thanksgiving dinner put on by the senior center is tonight (Wednesday), Nov 19. The Grand Coulee Nazarene Church and Coulee Dam Community Church invited the community to the annual Thanksgiving Dinner at the Senior Center on Sunday, Nov. 23,...

 
 Obituaries    November 19, 2014 

Mary Elizabeth Gallinger

Mary Elizabeth Rhodes Gallinger, passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, at Buena Vista Nursing home in Colville, Wash., at the age of 91. She was born on Jan. 12, 1923, to Louis and Edna...

 
 Community    November 19, 2014 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 11/11 - A woman on Federal Avenue told police that her husband had been kicked out of the house and she needed to get an anti-harassment order to keep him from contacting her. She was advised that she would need to go through the...

 
 By Bob Valen    Community    November 19, 2014 

October was warmer and wetter

We received almost double the mean amount of rain for October, with 1.38 inches measured here at the home weather station. The measuring station at the dam showed 1.72 inches for October. The mean is 0.72 inches. I didn’t hear anyone complaining...

 
 Legals    November 19, 2014 

Legals for November 19, 2014

Town of Nespelem Notice of Public Hearings Notice is hereby given that the Town of Nespelem will hold a Preliminary Budget Hearing on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 5:00 PM at Town Hall.  Copies of the 2014 Preliminary Budget are available at Town...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    November 12, 2014

If not the whole bagel, half would still be good

As a matter of fact, we view the four towns as one in many ways, but in purely practical terms joining just two would be very good start. In any large city, the populations of Electric City, Grand...

 
 Opinion    November 12, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago Grady “Skip” Lael joined the Marine Corps exactly 61 years ago, in 1943 on Veterans Day, serving 29 and a half months with the Amphibian Tractor Battalion in one lone, famous campaign in the Pacific, the taking of Iwo Jima. He...

 
 Community    November 12, 2014

Trees of Sharing still taking names

You still have until this Thursday to submit names for the Trees of Sharing program, which distributes Christmas gifts to children in need. Names will be accepted at Safeway, Harvest Foods and Coulee...

 
 News    November 12, 2014

Annual Thanksgiving Dinner at the senior center

The Grand Coulee Nazarene Church and Coulee Dam Community Church invited the community to the annual Thanksgiving Dinner at the Senior Center on Sunday, Nov. 23, from 2-4 p.m....

 
 Community    November 12, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meeting The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, Nov. 13, at noon at La Presa in Grand Coulee. John Moody from the Ice Age Flood Institute will be giving the program. Blood Drive Coming Inland Northwest Blood...

 
 Legals    November 12, 2014

Legals for November 12, 2014

Okanogan County Fire Dist. 2 NOTICE OF BUDGET MEETING The Okanogan County Fire Dist. 2 will be holding its budget meeting on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at 7 p.m. at the Elmer City fire barn. (Publish Nov. 12 and 19, 2014) TOWN OF ELMER CITY PUBLIC...

 
 Community    November 12, 2014

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police - A man from Partello Street called police to say he had picked up a bank bag with a dollar bill and a deposit slip inside. He met an officer and gave the bank bag to him. - A woman on Young Street told police that a neighbor’s...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    November 5, 2014

Smoke clears out new school

Smoke from an electrical panel in the new school kitchen set off an alarm and caused evacuation of some 700 students at about 9:20 a.m. Tuesday. The incident put the Lake Roosevelt schools' emergency...

 
 News    November 5, 2014

Trees of Sharing starting up

Names are now being accepted for the local “Trees of Sharing” campaign that spreads holiday cheer and presents to kids who may not get them otherwise. Names of children may be submitted on slips of paper and turned in at Safeway, Harvest Foods...

 
 Opinion    November 5, 2014

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago With the third year of the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) grant ending, the Grand Coulee Dam School District is seeking alliance with local cities to fund the fourth year and possibly extend the program for a second term. Ad...

 
 Births    November 5, 2014

Vieiras have a girl

Sarah and Jesse Vieira of Coulee Dam, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Athena Rose Vieira born Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee. She weighed 7 lbs., 10 oz., and was 20 inches in length at birth....

 
 Community    November 5, 2014

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meeting The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, Nov. 6, at noon at La Presa. Debbie Starkey will be presenting a work session on the upcoming Vintners & Brewers auction set for Dec. 6. Mosquito District Meets...

 
 Legals    November 5, 2014

Legals for November 5, 2014

PUBLIC NOTICE Cellco Partnership and its controlled affiliates doing business as Verizon Wireless (Verizon Wireless) proposes to construct a 54-foot Monopole Communications Tower at the approx. vicinity of Cache Creek Road, Nespelem, Okanagan...

 

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